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ˈsɔrdˌfɪʃ, ˈsoʊrd-Sword·fish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swordfishnoun

    flesh of swordfish usually served as steaks

  2. swordfish, Xiphias gladiusnoun

    large toothless marine food fish with a long swordlike upper jaw; not completely cold-blooded i.e. they are able to warm their brains and eyes: worldwide in warm waters but feed on cold ocean floor coming to surface at night

Wiktionary

  1. swordfishnoun

    A large marine fish with a long, pointed bill, Xiphias gladius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swordfishnoun

    a very large oceanic fish (Xiphias gladius), the only representative of the family Xiphiidae. It is highly valued as a food fish. The bones of the upper jaw are consolidated, and form a long, rigid, swordlike beak; the dorsal fin is high and without distinct spines; the ventral fins are absent. The adult is destitute of teeth. It becomes sixteen feet or more long

  2. Swordfishnoun

    the gar pike

  3. Swordfishnoun

    the cutlass fish

  4. Swordfishnoun

    a southern constellation. See Dorado, 1

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  1. Swordfish

    Swordfish, also known as broadbill in some countries, are large, highly migratory, predatory fish characterized by a long, flat bill. They are a popular sport fish of the billfish category, though elusive. Swordfish are elongated, round-bodied, and lose all teeth and scales by adulthood. These fish are found widely in tropical and temperate parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans, and can typically be found from near the surface to a depth of 550 m. They commonly reach 3 m in length, and the maximum reported is 4.55 m in length and 650 kg in weight. They are the sole member of their family Xiphiidae.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swordfish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Swordfish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    We still recommend that women avoid the fish that are highest in mercury like catfish, shark, swordfish and giant mackerel, typically the larger fish that have longer lifespans and they tend to concentrate more mercury in their tissue.

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